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15 Reasons You Need To Start Singing Every Minute Of Every Day

Besides, you know, it being the best.

1. Singing releases endorphins, which make you feel instantly happier.

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2. And when you sing you also release oxytocin, which is a natural stress reliever and is found to alleviate feelings of depression and loneliness.

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3. You’ll also sleep better, as a result of being less stressed.

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4. Tests have shown that singing improves heart rate visibility, which reduces the risk of heart disease.

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...which is the No. 1 killer in America, so singing is clearly a powerful thing.

5. And, when singing with someone else, your heart rates can even sync together.

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Is there anything more romantic in the entire world?!

6. Your posture will get straighter and you'll gradually look more confident.

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Because you have to stand tall to really belt it out!

7. And your feelings of safety and confidence increase when singing in a group.

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If you're in a choir, you can take risks and be on stage without having a panic attack.

8. It's actually a good workout. You’ll work out your lungs, improve your circulation, and tone your abdominal and intercostal muscles.

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9. Singing also has been proven to boost your immune system.

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10. And even if you're already sick, just hum a little number and you'll open up your sinuses and respiratory tubes.

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11. It's really good for your brain and will enhance your mental awareness, concentration, and memory.

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And reading sheet music in general improves your math skills, as well as other cognitive functions.

12. You’ll develop healthier breathing patterns, which can help cope with various lung diseases.

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As well as provide similar effects to yoga.

13. It’s been used as an all-natural way to help treat dementia, lung cancer, depression, and chronic pain.

14. You’ll probably live longer, in general.

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A 2008 joint study by Harvard and Yale stated that choral singing in a Connecticut town had increased residents’ life expectancy.

15. So raise your voice, because the benefits are endless.

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